NH Law Certificate

Ka Huli Ao’s Certificate in Native Hawaiian Law

Ka Huli Ao’s courses prepare students with knowledge and tools to advance the traditions and legal rights of Native Hawaiians and other Pacific and Indigenous Peoples.  We also offer the first-ever Certificate in Native Hawaiian Law.

Since the inception of Ka Huli Ao in 2005, more than 150 Juris Doctors have graduated with Native Hawaiian Law Certificates.

Certificate Requirements and Courses

The Native Hawaiian Law certificate candidates must fulfill course and procedural requirements before being awarded a Certificate upon graduation. The students are advised to consult with the Ka Huli Ao director and faculty during their 2L and 3L years to ensure they are on track to complete the certificate requirements. Certificate candidates need to submit the completed certificate form to the Ka Huli Ao director no later than 30 days before graduation.